MEC is the first education cooperative of Turkey, established by 23 members composed of teachers & families. Today, MEC owns a kindergarten, a primary school, a cultural center & two dormitories. 541 students benefit from these facilities while 165 are given full scholarship. The mission of MEC is to raise well educated & socially beneficial generations with an education policy which is adherent to contemporary & universal values indicated by Ataturk, the founder of Turkey and which fully adopts the cooperative principles.